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Agriculture--Economic aspects--Iowa

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

1000 Friends of Iowa: Citizens United for Responsible Land Use records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030011542]
Identifier: MS-0612
Scope and Content

The collection (1992-2002) consists of newspaper clippings regarding land use in Iowa, often focusing on proposed development. Also includes records from the Rural-Urban Land Stewardship Project (RUSP). In addition, there is a folder of print outs from selected pages within the organization's web page.

Dates: 1992-2002

Des Moines Home Economics Association records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030011534]
Identifier: MS-0611
Scope and Content The collection (1961-1977) contains a president's notebook, yearbooks, and a scrapbook. The president's notebook contains activity reports and the annual reports of the president, treasurer, and other officers, The yearbooks include the club's constitution and information on officers, club meetings and members. The scrapbook mainly contains news clippings and articles about the association's activities, but also includes a yearbook from 1966-1967. A photocopy of the scrapbook is included in...
Dates: 1961-1977

Farmers’ Transmission Line Lawsuits collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0089
Scope and Content This collection (1969-1979, undated) contains documents relating to Commission hearings and court action, correspondence, lawyers notes regarding the construction of the power lines, and information about exhibits used in the court case. The collection contains information about several exhibits in the case such as: proposed routes of Iowa Power and Light Company, franchise, objectors lists, maps, request for right of eminent domain with accompanying maps of location of farms in Boone...
Dates: 1969-1979, undated

George J. Ormsby papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0109
Scope and Content The collection (1911-1965, undated) contains material collected by George J. Ormsby relating to the Cow War in eastern Iowa and the Farmers' Holiday Movement. The collection also contains a scrapbook in which Ormsby collected editorials written by Des Moines Register editor Harvey Ingham. The material relating to the Cow War and the Farmers' Holiday Movement consists mainly of newspaper clippings, but also includes correspondence, petitions, and printed...
Dates: 1911-1965, undated

Hired Hands Oral History Project records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030004299]
Identifier: MS-0533
Scope and Content The collection (1998-2010, undated) contains correspondence relating to Hired Hands grant awards and scholarships; grant application materials for the hired hands project proposal; ledgers detailing time committed to project; award recommendations for the Outstanding Project Award in the Public Humanities; promotional material; and a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings about the Hired Hands book as well as announcements of scholarship winners. The grant application materials do not...
Dates: 1998-2010, undated

Iowa Farm Bureau Federation records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0105
Scope and Content This collection (1914-2008) contains records of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation. The collection consists of annual reports, correspondence, publications, and meeting materials. Important information on the formation of the IFBF can be found in early annual reports and publications and also in Series 10, Subject Files, where transcripts of an interview with James R. Howard, first president of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation and the American Farm Bureau Federation, can be located. Records...
Dates: 1914-2008

John Thomas Winborn and Winborn family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0190
Scope and Content This collection (1909-1985) includes farm and business records and two manuscripts written by members of the Winborn family. The majority of the farm records are J. T. Winborn’s ledgers from the time he began farming in 1909 until 1938, when he formed a partnership with his four older children (Everett, Lucille, Milton, and Walter). Records are kept in cloth bound books and are mostly handwritten, but also include some original receipts from transactions such as feed...
Dates: 1909-1985

National Agri-Marketing Association. Iowa Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0057
Scope and Content The collection (1968-1979) contains awards, by-laws, membership lists, meeting minutes, financial statements, bulletins, newsletters, officer information, chapter histories, reports and correspondence. Most of the collection contains records from the Iowa Chapter, but records from the national organization are also included. Correspondence is both between members of the association and with groups outside of NAMA. The collection also contains records concerning Iowa Agriculture Day including...
Dates: 1968-1979